Information displayed below is a subset of the entire knowledge base and may be incomplete intensionally or inadvertently. If you detect a serious error or want access to the complete knowledge base, please contact us.
Benzathine phenoxymethylpenicillin is an antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections. It is a long-acting form of penicillin, meaning it is slowly released into the body over a period of time. It is used to treat infections caused by bacteria, such as strep throat, ear infections, and skin infections.
Common side effects of benzathine phenoxymethylpenicillin include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and rash. Other more serious side effects include anaphylaxis, which is a severe allergic reaction, and Stevens-Johnson syndrome, which is a serious skin reaction.
Associated brand names include Bicillin L-A, Permapen, and Permapen LA.
All of the following must be considered when interpreting clinical findings and are too extensive to be covered on this site: